(a) Weakening of king’s authority
(b) Increase in productivity
(c) Easy administration over large area
(d) Oppression of the tenants
The land ownership in the south greatly rested with the king, especially over
crown lands. Which one of the following is the correct reason for this?
(a) To grant revenues from crown lands to officers
(b) To have the crown lands cultivated by small scale cultivators and peasants
(c) To grant the land to Brahmins
(d) To grant the land to artists to encourage art and architecture
In the south the landowners had the right to
(a) sell land
(b) gift land
(c) mortgage land
(d) all the above
Which one of the following is not correct about the exemptions and
remissions available?
(a) Temples were exempted from extra taxation in emergency times.
(b) Land newly brought under cultivation was exempted from tax for five
(c) Remission was given to villages which undertake public works like
irrigation projects.
(d) Remission was given at times of natural calamity.
Which one of the following is not a purpose for which local taxes were
collected in the villages of south?
(a) Improving environment
(b) Maintaining irrigation works
(c) Building rest-houses
(d) For village services
Which one of the following is not true about the agrarian structure of post-
Gupta period?
(a) The Indian economy became a self-sufficient village economy.
(b) A vigorous process of subinfeudation started resulting in uneconomical